Firearms ordinances; property in multiple localities, affirmative defense. (HB1471)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Firearms ordinances; property in multiple localities; affirmative defense. Provides that a hunter on private property that is owned by a particular landowner and spans two or more localities with differing firearms ordinances shall have an affirmative defense to a charge of violating such an ordinance in the second locality if he was in compliance at all times with the counterpart ordinance in the first locality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101447D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/13/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1471)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1471)
01/20/2020Assigned PS sub: Firearms
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020Left in Public Safety

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